Fibres & carbohydrates

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Mouse data backs DuPont prebiotic for multiple effects

By Will Chu

DuPont’s prebiotic fibre could exert positive benefits to the gut microbiome, according to an animal study featured in Nature which also raises future implications on skin, metabolic and even brain health.

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Ingredion launches new ‘slowly digestible’ carbohydrate

By Adi Menayang

Ingredion has launched a new ingredient that will help finished product manufacturers “meet consumer demand for convenient, long-lasting energy in nutritional products,” according to the company.